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Join Janet Ivey from Janet’s Planet to celebrate the first human in space Russian Cosmonaut, Yuri Gargarin!!

Janet along with her friend, Veronica, from Yuri's Night, will share the exciting story of the famed FIRST HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT and show what people around the world are doing to celebrate.

Hear from Astronaut Robert "Hoot" Gibson, 5 time Space Shuttle Astronaut and recipient of the "Yuri Gagarin Gold Medal" for 1995 from the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) about what inspired him to be an astronaut and why space exploration is a worthy endeavor.

This session wraps up with Janet talking about where humankind is headed next and the future of space exploration and then answering your questions!!

 

Teachers: Encourage kids to dress up in SPACE OUTFITS and send us your pictures! It’s going to be an awesome, out of this world online space party!! 

Prepare your space gear and your amazing space questions now!

 

http://janetsplanet.com/

https://yurisnight.net/

Find great curriculum resources here: https://yurisnight.net/resources/activities/

 


Key Questions

Who was Yuri Gargarin?

What country made it to space first?

Who was the first woman in space? (Also a Russian)

Why Yuri's Night exists?

How looking back at the past, prepares us for future innovation.

Why space exploration and reaching for the stars and our potential next dwelling place is a human imperative.

What is like to be an astronaut?

Expected Outcomes

How looking back at the past, prepares us for future innovation.

Why space exploration and reaching for the stars and our potential next dwelling place is a human imperative.

And to get a chance to hear from space industry specialists and an astronaut that has been to space 5 times has to share with us about the glory of space exploration.

Yuri's Night is the World Space Party. We hope to see you dream, explore, and celebrate with us at the hundreds of YN events held around the world each April.

"Circling the Earth in my orbital spaceship I marveled at the beauty of our planet. People of the world, let us safeguard and enhance this beauty — not destroy it!" — Yuri Gagarin, 1st human in space.



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https://yurisnight.net/resources/activities/

Monday, 20 March 2017

Session Date

 04/12/2017 11:00 AM   Eastern Time

Duration

 00:55

Presenter

Janet Ivey Janet's Planet, Inc.

Presenter

Veronica Zabala
Classes
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Grades
Grade K To 5   Grade 6 To 8  
Career Clusters
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics  
No. of Students
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Topic
Yuri's Night...ONLINE SPACE PARTY!
Sub Topic
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Industry
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Skills/Specialties
Scientist   astronaut